Cart (Loading....) | Create Account
Close category search window
 

Dancing in the Streets: The design and evaluation of a wearable health game

Sign In

Cookies must be enabled to login.After enabling cookies , please use refresh or reload or ctrl+f5 on the browser for the login options.

Formats Non-Member Member
$31 $13
Learn how you can qualify for the best price for this item!
Become an IEEE Member or Subscribe to
IEEE Xplore for exclusive pricing!
close button

puzzle piece

IEEE membership options for an individual and IEEE Xplore subscriptions for an organization offer the most affordable access to essential journal articles, conference papers, standards, eBooks, and eLearning courses.

Learn more about:

IEEE membership

IEEE Xplore subscriptions

3 Author(s)
Clawson, J. ; GVU Center, Georgia Inst. of Technol., Atlanta, GA, USA ; Patel, N. ; Starner, T.

Obesity is a worldwide epidemic, with childhood obesity currently ranking as one of the biggest health challenges facing the United States today. In this project we introduce a mobile and wearable health video game, Dancing in the Streets (DITS). DITS uses two wireless, 3-axis accelerometers as input to a social, mobile, phone-based dancing game played by groups of collocated users. DITS was evaluated by 50 American high school students from two different inner-city public high schools. Each student was trained how to use the system and had the opportunity to play through two different songs. We collected usability and demographic data from the participants. In this paper, we present the design of the system and the results of our evaluation.

Published in:

Wearable Computers (ISWC), 2010 International Symposium on

Date of Conference:

10-13 Oct. 2010

Need Help?


IEEE Advancing Technology for Humanity About IEEE Xplore | Contact | Help | Terms of Use | Nondiscrimination Policy | Site Map | Privacy & Opting Out of Cookies

A not-for-profit organization, IEEE is the world's largest professional association for the advancement of technology.
© Copyright 2014 IEEE - All rights reserved. Use of this web site signifies your agreement to the terms and conditions.